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Lilian & Mandy Corbett star in Bungay 10K; Jimmy Smith completes his first Centurion Grand Slam 50-mile fixture.

Bungay Festival 10K, Sunday April 14th: Newmarket Joggers Lilian Corbett and her mother Mandy Corbett both shared the limelight in the 10K race at Bungay. In her first 10k race this year, 16-year-old Lilian was in trophy-winning form, clocking 42:24 and finishing 2nd of 176 female runners; 1st of 4 in FU18 by over 7 minutes. In her first known … Read more

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Rachael Maltpress enjoys success at Brighton in her first big road marathon

Brighton Marathon: The first of the big spring marathons took place in Brighton on Sunday April 7th, with 11,273 participants completing the course in bright sunshine and very breezy conditions. Rachael Maltpress (4:34:04, 6,388th overall, 1,440th F of 3,552, 182nd of 428 in F40-45) enjoyed a great run with very even and, seemingly, relaxed 5km official splits of around 6:30/km … Read more

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Mark Hayward close to a PB in Sudbury Fun Run 5

Sudbury Fun Run 5, Sudbury, Suffolk, Good Friday, March 29th: Mark Hayward (27:22, 7th of 524 overall, 1st of 84 in M40-49) was in great form and just five seconds outside his 5-mile PB in this popular annual event. This will likely be his last big effort before April 21st, when he will be competing in his 5th London Marathon, … Read more

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Final spring marathon preparations underway for many Newmarket Joggers

Two Newmarket Joggers chose 20-mile races as part of their spring marathon preparations. On Sunday, March 24th, Ellie Bithell (2:51:08, 169th of 433 overall, 35th F of 187, 10th of 43 in F45) took on the Oakley 20M in Bedfordshire; a tough course with continual undulations and a lot of climb. Quite likely, Ellie was saving a little something for … Read more

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Jimmy Smith successfully tackles Centurion Hundred Hills 50km

Centurion Hundred Hills 50km, near Henley-on Thames, South Oxfordshire, Saturday March 16th: Jimmy Smith (4:45:27, 23rd of 385 overall, 8th of 107 in M40-49) achieved almost even splits in this extremely hilly trail event, with 4,400ft of climb and plenty of muddy ground. This race was really a preparation for even longer races planned by Jimmy for the coming months; he … Read more

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A good haul of trophies for Newmarket & Sudbury in Suffolk Winter XC League 2023-24

The full results are now out after the sixth and final XC fixture of the season at Framlingham Castle on March 3rd. They show that Newmarket & Sudbury (N&S; the joint team of Newmarket Joggers and Sudbury Joggers) achieved 3rd place trophy of 20 competing club teams for the men’s first team of 7, and for the combined men’s and … Read more

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Massive PB efforts by Neil Pollard & Mark Hayward in Cambridge Half Marathon

TTP CAMBRIDGE HALF MARATHON Sunday, 3rd March: A total of 38 Newmarket Joggers (21 women + 17 men) completed this race, among a huge field of 13,006 finishers. The weather was cool and dry with very little wind, making for ideal conditions.       Neil Pollard (1:11:31 PB by 11 sec, 71st of 13,006 overall, 1st of 890 in … Read more

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Hopes still alive for 3rd place trophy in Suffolk Winter XC League for Newmarket & Sudbury

Suffolk Winter XC League 2023-24: Newmarket Joggers & Sudbury Joggers combine to form team Newmarket & Sudbury (N&S) in this league. As reported last week, N&S men’s 1st team of 7 have lost the lead they held earlier this season. However, they currently stand in 3rd position of 20 clubs and have a reasonably good chance of holding on for … Read more

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Road access to 5th fixture of Suffolk Winter XC League hit by heavy rain and floods

Suffolk Winter XC League, Sunday February 18th, Southwold: The heavy rain and flooded roads caused havoc to the road journeys of many of our runners to the 5th fixture of the Suffolk Winter XC League at Southwold. Newmarket Joggers (NJ) and Sudbury Joggers (SJ) combine in this league to form team N&S. In the end, N&S had 13 men and … Read more

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Suffolk Winter XC League: Newmarket & Sudbury men’s 1st team maintain lead after 3rd fixture at Horseheath

3rd fixture at Horseheath, official results: The results recently came out for the 3rd fixture of the Suffolk Winter XC League, which took place at Horseheath Racecourse, near Haverhill, on Sunday, 21st January. Newmarket Joggers (NJ) and Sudbury Joggers (SJ) combine in this league to form team Newmarket & Sudbury [N&S]. We are pleased to report that N&S men’s 1st … Read more

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